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Stop Greenlighting High-School Walkouts

Posted on AllSides May 7th, 2024
From The Right
Education, High School, Walkouts, Pro-Palestine Protests
Octavio Jones/Reuters

The spread of high-school walkouts as vehicles of anti-Israel protest alerts us to a problem of national scope. K–12 students have every right to wear T-shirts or armbands in support of political causes. They do not, however, have the right to walk out of class. If students want to march in protest, they should do so on their own time, not during school. Unfortunately, a growing number of school districts allow and even encourage mass student walkouts for political causes. It’s all part of a shift toward “action civics,” the idea that...

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